I’ve just returned from Zacatecas, Mexico after a very successful performance and Master Class with Terrie Odabi and her band. Zacatecas is a beautiful old colonial mining town several hours north [...]
I’ve made my creative living playing Jazz, Blues, Latin, Brazilian and Soul music for the past twenty five years. My performances range from playing solo piano to large ensembles. I perform often with my trio and I freelance quite a bit in the trio, quartet, and quintet settings. I have accompanied and encouraged many Jazz, and Blues vocalists over the years. I have developed a wide set of skills and enjoy the variety of performance opportunities that often come my way.
I have shared the stage or recording studio with Terrie Odabi, James Montgomery, Johnny Adams, John Calloway, Jimmy Giuffre, Deborah Winters, George Marsh, Luciana Souza, Duke Robillard, actor/singer Jim Belushi, Tanya Donelly, Celso Alberti, Gary Brown, Michelle Willson, Vinx, George Russell, Kermit Driscoll, The Holms Brothers, Claudio Ragazzi, David LaFlamme, The Part Time Lovers, Curt Moore, Van Walls, Bob Moses, Alex Alvear, Thomas Hebb, Aquilles Baez, John Ramsay, Bruce Gertz, John Lockwood, Ana Norgaard, Ted Casher, Bob Gullotti, Gifrants, Mike Duke, Vince Lateano, Chris Amberger, Al Molina, Akira Tana, Art Lewis, Cliff Hugo, Kendrick Freeman, Rob Roth, Michael Aragon, Jeff Oster, James Moseley, Shea Breaux Wells, . I have performed throughout the US, Brazil and Europe.
I am currently available for performances, tours, recording projects, film scoring, clinics, private instruction, as well as private and corporate events.
Guitarist Bruce McLeod, bassist Doug Miller, drummer Jimmy Hobson and I have been in the studio on and off for the past year and have complete a recording that I’m very excited about. All of the [...]
I’m very excited to announce that I recently accepted a teaching position in the Jazz Department at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, CA. I’m honored to join George Marsh, Randy Vincent, Cliff Hugo, Kasey [...]